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Teachey, Alexander Macaulay
Distinguished Postdoc Fellow
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Education and Positions

  • PhD in Astronomy, Columbia University (2018~2020)
  • MPhil in Astronomy, Columbia University (2017~2018)
  • MA in Astronomy, Columbia University (2015~2017)
  • BA in Physics, CUNY Hunter College (2012~2015)
  • BFA in Theatre, New York University (2003~2007)

Honors & Awards

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2015~2020)

Professional and Academic Societies

  • Phi Beta Kappa (2015~present)

Research Interests

My research focuses on the search for exomoons in time-domain photometry, particularly in Kepler, Hubble, K2 and TESS data. These worlds stand to tell us a great deal about the formation and dynamical history of planetary systems, and could potentially be attractive places to search for life in the decades to come. But we have to find them first! These days I'm particularly interested in the application of machine learning to the problem of identifying potential moon signals in large data sets.

Publications

My Publications from ADS

Journal Papers affiliated with ASIAA

  1. Teachey A, "The Exomoon Corridor for Multiple Moon Systems" , MNRAS: 506(2), 2104-2121, Sep, 2021 [SCI] ( ADS | Fulltext )
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